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YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b

Type:  TR, 13'
Original:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Greg Epperson
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Submitted By: Adam Stackhouse on Mar 5, 2006

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Airstream (5.12-) high on Mt. Woodson. '86 GWBC f...

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This route mimics Lemon Chiffon, but at the next number grade up. Trusting in your shoes aided by a few digit holds will get one up this seam to face route.


The last left-swinging switchback before the summit lies this route on the left hand side of the road.


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By ron amick
From: poway, ca
Oct 1, 2011

Another Greg Epperson masterpiece
By johannsolo
From: So Cal
Feb 13, 2013
rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

Really a thin slab. Desperate last move.
By Adam Stackhouse
Feb 13, 2013

b/c? Wow! Then this ranks as my highest "number"
By johannsolo
From: So Cal
Feb 15, 2013
rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

It is temperature and tight-rope dependant.
By Adam Stackhouse
Feb 15, 2013

No such thing as "tight rope dependent!" But I agree the last couple of moves were a hope and a prayer for me...
By Michael Lagueux
From: San Diego, CA
Dec 17, 2013

This thing ain't 13 feet!
By Jordan Cannon
From: Bishop, CA
Apr 24, 2016
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Surprisingly low angle, but fun technical slab moves lead up the seam before it peters out and then what... friction dyno to the summit? I'd like to see someone do this static. Make sure you have a lot of rubber
By bvb
Jan 19, 2017

It's just high enough to introduce a broken ankle into the equation if you fall from the top. I've seen it shut down many, many climbers who know how to climb hard granite slabs. Conditions have to be perfect -- cool, sunny, low humidity -- like super sunny day right after a rainy cold front has blown through. I've only seen it done two or three times. Epi, Darrel, and this other guy I know. It's a beautiful route if you like that kinda stuff. An honest 12c.
By Matt Beebe
Feb 13, 2017

Your right about condition dependent. You want it to be in the 50's. Great climb for the solo track circuit. Has anyone ever done it without a rope? So hard to rate this angle. Feels desperate until you work out the right sequence, then, when you do, and the condition is right, it feels easy. Classic Woodson!

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